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Øyvind Grønflaten

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CEO and founder of - Your guide to the best activity travel destinations in the world! Professor of tourism at the Norwegian Business School.
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The Worlds Best Activity Travel Destinations. Discover the worlds best travel destinations for your.. favorite activity - skiing, snowboarding, parties, rafting, scuba diving, surfing, beaches, golf,.. theme parks etc.

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  • Best Theme Parks in the World - Cedar Point
    on Jul 19, 2011 in Theme Parks
    When it comes to thrill-rides and action, Cedar Point theme park is among the very best in the world. Founded in 1892, it is the second oldest amusement park in North America. Cedar Point is particularly famous for its record breaking roller coasters...
  • Best Bungee Jumping in the World - Great Canadian Bungee
    on Jun 17, 2011 in Bungee Jumping
    At just over 60 meters (200 ft), the Great Canadian Bungee in Wakefield, Quebec is the highest permanent bungee jump in North America. It has been operating since the early 90s, and continues to provide the thrill-of-a-lifetime for thousands of visit...
  • Best White Water Rafting in the World - Grand Canyon
    on May 27, 2011 in White Water Rafting
    A rafting trip down Colorado River, and particularly the Grand Canyon, is truly one of the top white water adventures in the world. Breathtaking scenery combined with wild white water make for an unforgettable experience. As points o...
  • Best Golf Destinations in the World - St. Andrews
    on May 20, 2011 in Golf
    St. Andrews, Scotland is recognized worldwide as the home of golfing. For well over 600 years golfers have enjoyed their sport here. Most famous is the Old Course which is also open to the public provided that bookings have been made in advance. Ther...
  • Best Skiing Destinations in the World - Verbier
    on May 14, 2011 in Skiing
    Verbier is acknowledged as one of the best off-piste ski resorts in the world with steep slopes and excellent snow conditions. Situated in the Swiss canton of Valais, Verbier boasts an impressive lift infrastructure with access to an enormous network...
  • Best Surfing Destinations in the World - Oahu
    on Apr 29, 2011 in Surfing
    The North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii consistently ranks as one of the greatest surfing destinations in the world. If there is such a thing as a perfect wave, you are likely to find it on the North Shore according to"The big, glassy winter wa...
  • Best Snowboarding Destinations in the World - Niseko
    on Apr 15, 2011 in Snowboarding
    The Japanese resort of Niseko has a quality and quantity of powder that is difficult to match anywhere in the world, and for freeriding snowboarders it has all the stuff that dreams are made of. A long-time favorite among powder hungry natives, Nisek...
  • Share activity travel experiences with Facebook Comments
    on Mar 15, 2011 in Facebook
    Today incorporated the new Facebook Comments system as a way of sharing experiences on our activity travel guide. The new social plug-in from Facebook is now found on every activity travel destination (e.g. Skiing - Aspen), and makes...
  • Post your activity travel maps to Facebook
    on Feb 13, 2011 in Facebook
    Our newest feature on is the ability to share your activity travel maps on your Facebook wall. It has long been possible to share your Went List with a photo of one of the listed destinations, but as of now you can also post a snapsh...
  • Best Scuba Diving Destinations in the World - Cayman Islands
    on Jan 31, 2011 in Scuba Diving
    The Cayman Islands are recognized as the birthplace of recreational diving in the Caribbean. The islands have been proudly showing off their spectacular underwater world since 1957 according to the local department of tourism ("Toda...
  • Anyone can become an activity travel expert
    on Jan 19, 2011 in Experts
    Imagine that you are interested in visiting Museums in Paris or going Bungee Jumping from the Kawarau Suspension Bridge in New Zealand and would like to contact someone who has experienced those activities before. The new Experts feature is meant to...
  • Best Hiking Destinations in the World - Pennine Way
    on Jan 8, 2011 in Hiking
    Pennine Way is a designated national hiking trail that runs 429 km (268 miles) through beautiful British mountains, moors and countryside. On its way from Edale in Derbyshire, England and north to the Scottish border, the trail winds along the low-ri...
  • Major update released today
    on Dec 27, 2010 in Updates
    Please check out the following new features on· New Activities - Seven new searchable travel activities.· Destination Outlines - Introductory texts about the most popular destinations.· Message Board - A "wall" on all profiles to...
  • Best Party Destinations in the World - Ibiza
    on Dec 27, 2010 in Party
    If it's party you're after, Ibiza is by many considered the undisputed party capital of the world ("Ibiza has a hedonistic heritage stretching back more than 30 years. Top clubs, on form djs, hot bands, a cosmopolitan mix of club...

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